World / Crime & Legal Aug 12, 2014

U.N. names panel to investigate alleged war crimes in Gaza

The United Nations on Monday named three experts to an international commission of inquiry into possible human rights violations and war crimes committed by both sides during Israel's military offensive in the Gaza Strip. William Schabas, a Canadian professor of international law, will head the ...

Israel soon to be held responsible for displaced Palestinians in Gaza: U.N.

World Aug 1, 2014

Israel soon to be held responsible for displaced Palestinians in Gaza: U.N.

As Israel warns more Gaza neighborhoods to evacuate, a top U.N. envoy told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that Israel would be required under international law to take responsibility for helping Palestinians civilians in any further large-scale displacements. The United Nations is struggling ...